Tag Archives: Robbery

Robbery mastermind sentenced

A New York City man, who prosecutors described as the “mastermind” behind a robbery at the Hampton Motel last April, was sentenced last Friday to spend the next two decades in prison. Washington County Judge Kelly McKeighan sentenced Tyshen “Nitty” Matthews, 41, of Queens, to a 20-year prison sentence to be followed by 5 years […]

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Haff: Resources should be spent on Heroin eradication, not marijuana

By Derek Liebig At least one local supervisor believes the county is allocating too many resources to the eradication of marijuana. Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff said the county should devote more funding to the elimination of heroin and not marijuana. “I’m going to be very politically incorrect, but we need to look at our cannabis […]

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Jury indicts 6 in robbery that led to shooting

A Washington County grand jury has indicted six people in connection with a robbery that fueled a shooting at a local trailer park in April. Three men from New York City, two women from Whitehall, and a woman from Vermont, were all charged in connection with the robbery, which occurred about four hours before the […]

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Bank robber gets 3 years in prison

Jill Ludwig, one of two robbers who hit a string of banks across the Vermont and New York border last fall, was sentenced on Dec. 7 to just over 3 years in prison. After robbing five banks between September and November of last year, Ludwig was arrested along with fellow Castleton resident John Maynard. The […]

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Barber’s tip leads to quick arrest

Roberts is two-for-two     Poultney has a security system on Main Street that doesn’t have a single camera or motion sensor and it’s been in place for 36 years. Barber Jeff Roberts was the man who provided police with the crucial information that led to the capture of Jill Ludwig and John Maynard, both […]

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TD Bank robbed again Saturday morning

Granville Village Police released photos of the bank robber who hit the Main Street TD Bank just before noon Saturday. The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was hurt, but several patrons were in the bank at the time of the robbery. Anyone with information on the robberies is asked […]

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Local man sentenced for assualting ex-wife

A local man who illegally entered his ex-wife’s home and beat her until she was unconscious will spend up to 14 years in prison. Ruben Morales Lopez, 33, pleaded guilty to first degree burglary in the May 30 incident on Route 4. During the attack, Morales Lopez struck the victim several times, choked her and […]

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More leads in CVS case

There are plenty of leads for the Whitehall Village Police Department. For Chief Matt Dickinson, the challenge remains the same: sort out the credible ones from the rest.  

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]